The Whipcar.com team announced today it would be closing its operations with immediate effect. In an email sent to existing members of its car club, it apologised for closing the service with little or no warning, citing the barriers to widespread adoption of this new behaviour e.g. Peer-2-Peer or better known as collaborative consumption.
iCarhireinsurance.com research and products was once again featured in the Guardian newspaper (10th March 2013) in a story called, "Beware Pricey Extras That Drive Up Car Hire Costs"
British citizens are increasingly living a 'pay-as-you-go' lifestyle new research has shown as more people are choosing to hire rather than buy across an increasing range of products and services including holiday lets and cars.
By 2035, the number of vehicles on the road worldwide will double to 1.7 billion, according to the latest forecast from the International Energy Agency.
Travellers heading to Florida on a fly-drive holiday are being advised by motoring associations to have an International Driving Permit (IDP) with them as some car hire companies are refusing to hire out cars if visitors can't produce one.
The Sunday Times (10 February 2013) Newspaper warned its readers to beware of unexpected extras in car rental bills.
OK, so it was Military Police rather than trainee Members of Parliament that made this colossal error, but it makes the headline no less shocking!
We are delighted to say that we featured in The Times newspaper's 'The 50 Top Travel Websites'.
All prices within this section were correct at time of publication.